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Free activities at parks across Birmingham from this Easter

If you’ve run out of options (and spent your budget!) for keeping your kids entertained this Easter, free fun may be closer than you think. Parks across Birmingham are playing host to thousands of fun, free activity sessions as…

Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast at Resorts World Birmingham

Last week we were invited along to the Cineworld IMAX Cinema at Resorts World Birmingham to watch Beauty and The Beast. Beauty and the Beast is one of my all-time favourite Disney films, so I was super excited about…

Just-so-festival

Upcoming family festivals in and around the west midlands

I always think that summer is all about making memories and embracing the opportunity to get outside and celebrate the warmer temperatures and longer days. Yes, I know it’s not all sunshine and heatwaves, but you won’t remember the…

Birmingham Symphony Hall 25th anniversary

Head to Symphony Hall Birmingham for a fun-packed family day

Short of things to do with your kids in Birmingham on this wet weekend? ThenΒ head to Symphony Hall Birmingham as it celebrates its 25th anniversary tomorrow with a free interactive fun-packed day for the whole family. Photo by Mike…

Resorts World Birmingham - what's on offer for families

Resorts World Birmingham – what’s on offer for families?

Recently we were invited to Resorts World Birmingham for a sneak preview of the new The Very Hungry Caterpillar themed soft play area and children’s menu. Taylor obviously, not me – but I was pretty excited. Resorts World is…

Expert tips for foot care during pregnancy

The importance of foot care during pregnancy

With all of the changes that happen to our bodies when we’re pregnant we’d be forgiven for not giving much thought to our feet. I know that throughout my pregnancy I lived in my flip-flops during the summer and…

The Davis Cup 2016 what to wear

The Davis Cup 2016: What to wear to the tennis

The Davis Cup 2016 will return to Birmingham on 4th March, giving us a fine chance to dress up for what is considered one of the most historic sporting events of all time. From patriotic displays of national pride…

Nosh & Quaff Birmingham review

Review: Nosh & Quaff Birmingham

Since having Taylor we don’t tend to go out for slap up meals as often as we used to, preferring to stay local in case we end up with a screaming eight-month old – “everybody’s giving us disapproving looks”…

Gillian Wesley Catwalk cafe knowle afternoon tea review

Review: Afternoon tea at the Catwalk CafΓ© in Knowle

One of the perks of being on maternity leave is being able to go out for lunch during the week without being limited to a one-hour lunch break. The novelty of this still hasn’t worn off for me and…